Sime Darby Motors officially unveiled the highly-anticipated BYD DOLPHIN on 27 July 2023. BYD’s second all-electric vehicle, marking a significant milestone in the passenger car market. Geared towards modern and connected lifestyles, the BYD DOLPHIN stands out as a technologically-advanced EV hatchback, offering more space capacity than conventional hatchbacks. This exceptional combination caters to the versatile and diverse needs of Malaysians while embodying BYD’s commitment to cutting-edge technology and sustainability.
Dato’ Jeffri Salim Davidson, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Sime Darby Berhad, expressed his enthusiasm for expanding the EV line-up with the BYD DOLPHIN, building on the overwhelming positive response to the BYD ATTO 3. The launch taps into the growing EV adoption in Malaysia, making eco-friendly mobility more accessible and supporting the nation’s aspirations towards decarbonization.
The BYD DOLPHIN comes equipped with BYD’s signature technological advancements, including the revolutionary Blade Battery, which ensures battery safety and increased energy density. It provides a safe and easy driving experience, featuring a mini turning radius of 5.25m, a 360-degree high-definition viewing monitor, and advanced driver assistance systems for enhanced safety.
BYD DOLPHIN boasts an impressive driving range of up to 490km* on a full charge, offering unparalleled freedom on the road. With smooth acceleration, the car can go from zero to 100km/h in just seven seconds* for the extended variant, providing an exhilarating driving experience.
The BYD DOLPHIN’s competitive price point starting from RM 99,900 to RM 124,900, allows more Malaysians to embrace eco-friendly mobility without compromising on safety. The vehicle comes in two variants, the Dynamic standard range and the Premium extended range, offering drivers the flexibility to choose according to their needs and preferences. To complement this cutting-edge vehicle, Sime Darby Motors is offering comprehensive after-sales service packages for BYD DOLPHIN owners, enhancing the ownership experience for BYD customers in Malaysia.
For those eager to experience the BYD DOLPHIN first-hand, the car was made available for viewing and test drives at One Utama, Ground Floor Forecourt Outdoor Carpark, from 28 to 30 July 2023. Following the launch event, the BYD DOLPHIN is now available in all BYD showrooms operating in Malaysia.